English Language Learning Catalyst

Trinity Episcopal School
Charlotte, NC United States

Trinity Episcopal School is seeking a full-time K-8 English Language Learning Catalyst for the 2021-2022 school year. This person will be responsible for supporting emerging bilingual learners who have a home language and who are learning English at school. Emerging bilingual learners are in the developing stages of acquiring their native language (L1) and/or a second language (L2), and who have the ability to tap into both languages as resources. The English Language Learning Catalyst will support emerging bilingual students in all academic areas, with an emphasis on literacy and mathematics;  partner with classroom teachers and the learning catalyst to provide support and differentiation; provide support and resources to families; and partner with the Admissions team and Director of Diversity, Equity, and Belonging in support of students and families as a commitment to the school’s Mission and its community. Finally, like all other faculty, the K-8 English Language Learning Catalyst will assist the overall educational efforts of the school by participating whenever and wherever he/she can.  

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and qualities:

  • Minimum of an undergraduate degree in education or related field is required
  • An advanced degree or certification/specialization in TESOL or the equivalent is preferred
  • Three or more years of teaching experience in an elementary and middle school environment is required
  • Previous teaching experience with English Language Learners is required
  • Fluency in Spanish is required
  • A willingness to go above and beyond in the best interests of students
  • Initiative, the ability to collaborate, and flexibility are keys 
  • Familiarity with and commitment to the mission of independent schools and Trinity Episcopal School
  • Integrity, sound judgment, self-confidence, maturity and a sense of perspective
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, writing, organizational and communication skills
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to students, faculty and staff of varying racial, ethnic, religious, gender, cultural, disability, sexual orientation and socioeconomic backgrounds
  • Strong critical thinking and analytic skills, problem-solving and effective decision-making skills
  • A love for children and a willingness to go above and beyond in the best interests of students
  • A commitment to our service learning initiative and ability to integrate service learning into the classroom curriculum

Contact Information

Candidates should apply via the school website:

https://www.tescharlotte.org/careers

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